Bidder group with Chubu Electric wins 30km UK offshore transmission link

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A consortium made up of Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (Chubu) and HICL Infrastructure Company has been selected as the preferred bidder for a new offshore electricity transmission link valued at approximately $663.75m (GBP500m) in the UK, an announcement revealed.

The offshore electricity transmission asset will comprise of subsea cables, land cables, offshore substations and an onshore substation that connect with the Walney Extension Offshore wind farm that has a Generation Capacity of 660MW. The wind farm is situated approximately 30 km off the UK’s western coast….

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